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A 34-year-old female asked:

Wheat flour if inhaled gives me asthma, if i eat it i get seizures and sometimes go unconscious in 30 mins, itchy skin if i touch.allergy or intolerance?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Satyanarayan Hegde
Pediatrics - Pulmonology 29 years experience
Wheat allergy: It sounds like you are allergic to wheats. An allergy doctor can help you determine this for sure.
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Dr. James Fox
Allergy and Immunology 45 years experience
Allergy most likely: Although testing via a blood test (rast-type) is needed to confirm the allergy, your symptoms are most likely due to an ige antibody to wheat. Skin testing would be a bit risky. Strict avoidance and access to self-injected Epinephrine (epi-pen or auviq) would be required if allergy is confirmed.
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Last updated Dec 7, 2015

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